Students Taking Action Against Racism a Toolkit

Student Taking Action Against Racism (STAAR) is a toolkit by Diversity Education and Resource Services of Abbotsford Community Services. STAAR was developed in order to raise awareness of racism and discrimination among students. Toolkit consists of two sections;

1. Getting Started- this section one introduces students to leadership and facilitation. Getting started also includes definitions of racist and discriminatory words.

2. Ideas – this section includes the types of resources and ideas that can be used to create awareness of racism and discrimination

The toolkit is an anti-racism and anti-discrimination training tool which allows students to actively participate in creating awareness and educating their peers of racism and discrimination. It simplifies responsibilities and qualities of leadership roles as well as provides various resources for young individuals to get involved and gain leadership in their communities towards taking action against racism. To access the toolkit click
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